Friday, February 14, 2014

Snow Days, Sew Days

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The last two days have been pretty blissful, besides digging two cars out of 3-4 feet of packed, plowed snow. Ugh. We've had 4 snow days in the last two weeks, plus 3 delayed openings. Crazy!


Positives - I got a LOT of sewing done whilst being a hermit in my apartment! I finished two bee blocks for our guild bee (one on time! Yeah!).



For Rachel. I am crushing on these colors but the little buggers (HSTs) took f.o.r.e.v.e.r. even with chain-piecing! But it's a-okay. :)


For Robin. It's fun to work with fabrics out of my norm. So much color - love! Robin's instructions were open-ended, which left room for experimentation.

 

I put up a little design wall (behind the light) with some extra batting! It works perfectly (just used a few push pins).


I finished the backing and the quilting of my Pantone challenge quilt! More on that soon! Here's a sneak peek from Instagram; I was pleased to find that border pebbling is not all that difficult. They are going to look like half circles when I bind the thing!



I started chain piecing a mini quilt!

I basted a quilt. PHEW (no pics yet). That was a workout after shoveling all afternoon. I swear I'm going to sleep like a baby tonight.

What have you been up to? Hopefully something quilty! 

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7 comments:

  1. I thought the little HST's would be fiddly but the block looks great.

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  2. You got so much snow! Ours is already melted. That block for Rachel is calling my name! Rachel is a very lucky girl to get it:)

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  3. I am so jealous that you had such a productive week! Despite the snow (and not even having to shovel it - hurray condo association!), we all had terrible colds and then a quick trip between storms, so today is my first day of sewing in days. I am excited to see your Pantone quilt!

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  4. I'm so jealous of all of your snow and quilting time!! Your blocks look great!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  5. You have been sew busy! Your blocks are sweet! Glad to see you set up a design wall. You will love it. Looking forward to the big Pantone reveal. Sleep well!

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  6. So, something good came out of all that bad weather! Wa-hoo!

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